Wharariki Beach Walking Track, Golden Bay
(5/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
Marvel at one of the most stunning beaches in New Zealand at Wharariki Beach Walking Track, which follows a shoreline with crashing waves, big sand dunes, and towering cliffs. Trekking the entire beach can take several hours, so plan your visit with plenty of time to spare. Wear warm clothing to protect you from the intense wind, and consider visiting during low tide when the most sand is exposed. If you would rather ride than walk, check out horseback riding services instead. Plan your visit to Wharariki Beach Walking Track and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Collingwood vacation generator.
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  • From the parking lot, there are approximately 20-30 minutes through beautiful countryside to the beach. The beach is quite long so that you can spend a few hours there to the area to explore. Right on the edge, there is a hill which can be climbed (exhausting since by sand and bushes), but the view is worth it. On the rocks and hills, seals lie plenty of time (look closely). We had even our own baby seal on the beach. Lin from the Beach the famous motif with the hole located in the rock.
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  • It is important to be sure of catching low tide to be able to fully enjoy this beach. Impresses because it is something that the Europeans are not accustomed to seeing here, a mixture between beach of dunes, rocks in the middle of the sea and cliffs all in one. But certainly for my taste, what most impressed me was road from the parking to the beach itself (30'), where it is necessary to pass through green fields with very steep slopes full of sheep and cows, certainly a pleasure for the eyes.
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  • A beautiful place to visit, a remote drive at the end of the world with rolling hills, sheep, sand dunes, wonderful remote beach, seals and more. Come to a part of paradise and enjoy the sights and so...  more »